Archive for July, 2016

Old Teeth Tell New Stories About People Who Didn’t Get Enough Sun

You don’t just have teeth in your mouth: You have around 32 fossils that tell a microscopic history of your health. And scientists have found that even the old, discarded, not-so-pearly whites of people that lived hundreds of years ago tell a story about them, too. According to a paper published Monday in The Journal of Archaeological

You’re Not Brushing Your Toddler’s Teeth?

If you hear blood-curdling screams coming from my house at 7 a.m. or 7 p.m., don’t fret: I’m just brushing my 2-year-old’s teeth. It’s a traumatic endeavor for us both, and I admit that I’ve sometimes wondered: Is this really worth it? Baby teeth are just, like, temporary teeth, right? Then I saw some statistics on

Why Do Some People Have Whiter Teeth Than Others?

Just like the color of your eyes and hair, the natural tint of your teeth is hereditary. “Some people have very white enamel―the thin coating on the surface of teeth―while other people’s enamel has a more yellow hue,” says Richard Price, a dentist in Newton, Massachusetts, and a spokesperson for the American Dental Association. Environmental

5 of The Best and Worst Drinks for Your Teeth

THE BEST 1. Milk. It does a body (and your chompers) good. With loads of calcium and vitamin D, dairy keeps them strong and healthy. Milk also has something called caseins, a type of protein that forms a protective film on the enamel of your teeth to prevent decay. 2. Vodka soda. If you’re ordering a drink


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